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Things To Do In Melbourne

Perpetually prepared for broadening your horizons and imaginative ways to get inspired, you're prepared to investigate a new locale like the expert traveller you are. You're about to set sail in a new direction. It's not difficult to fill an itinerary, because Expedia can hook you up with tons of things to do. Find and book your activities today, and the only thing left to do is count the days until your trip and prepare to have fun. Coming up: Melbourne!

  • The activities in Melbourne are not only top-notch, but they won't bust your budget. We have 206 things to do here, and you can reserve them starting at £11. Reserve your favourite tours on Expedia at a great rate, and you may still have enough cash for a top hotel or upscale meal while you're travelling.
  • Melbourne is a favourite among inquisitive minds like you. In fact, a lot of travellers have been visiting Melbourne to learn about local culture and find the top activities, and most are already planning to return. The most popular things to do can earn the curiosity of even well-versed travellers, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our activities includes an impressive array of culturally based excursions and opportunities for excitement. With Elegant DC-3 Dinner Flight and Private Helicopter Tour: Great Ocean Road & Twelve Apostles, there are plenty of possibilities to choose from when you check out the inventory of activities here at Expedia.

Our activities are the ideal way to organise your holiday. It takes a game plan to really get the most out of Melbourne, especially when you intend to include trips to museums and outdoor activities. And we can tell you don't want to hunker down in your hotel room遥ou're ready to get out and see what life is like for locals. You're thrilled to sign up for the top activities around, and an exploration of historic city neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Book professional regional tours on Expedia, and you may find all that you are searching for and more.

Things to Do in Melbourne

Consistently voted one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is dynamic, cosmopolitan and a lot of fun. Packed full of museums, galleries and cultural sights, home to one of Australia’s best food scenes and boasting a fantastic selection of bars, clubs and pubs, the city is a great destination for anyone who wants to explore the very best Australia has to offer.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Melbourne

Fitzroy – Centred around Brunswick Street, Fitzroy is Melbourne’s bohemian quarter. Enjoy a lazy brunch, shop for unique souvenirs in the countless independent shops and soak up the creative atmosphere. In the evenings, the area is packed with quirky bars and pubs making it a great destination for a night out.

Flinders Quarter – Another important part of Melbourne’s creative scene and one of the city’s most fashionable districts, the Flinders Quarter is dotted with upmarket boutiques and designer shops. Stop off at one of the Flinders Quarter’s stylish eateries to refuel in between shopping sessions.

St. Kilda – This picturesque waterfront district is one of the most popular in Melbourne. Head to St Kilda to stroll, run or cycle along the foreshore, relax in the district’s pretty park, take a dip in the historic St Kilda Sea Baths or shop for records, cloths and vintage items in one of the nearby streets. If you are here on a Sunday there's the added delight of exploring the lively arts and crafts market.

Collingwood – Over the past few years the number of interesting bars, restaurants and shops in this central district has increased enormously. There is now a fantastic choice of places to eat and drink in the district, making it a great destination for an evening out as well as a day of retail therapy.

Things to See in Melbourne

As you’d expect from a city of its size and stature, Melbourne has plenty of historic and cultural sights to explore. Start with a visit to Flinders Street Railway Station, the iconic early 20th building that has become an emblem of the city. The enormous Queen Victoria Market is another important Melbourne landmark, as are Federation Square, the Central Business District and Eureka Tower, the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere. If you want to learn more about the city’s fascinating past, visit the Old Melbourne Gaol, which once housed the infamous Ned Kelly, the Immigration Museum or the Shrine of Remembrance.

Things to Do in Melbourne

With so many different districts and important sights to explore, you’ll find more than enough in Melbourne to keep you busy for the duration of your stay. Explore the city’s creative districts, enjoy a night out in Fitzroy or St Kilda, delve into Melbourne’s vibrant food scene or enjoy a day of museum and gallery hopping in the city centre. To get a real taste of Melbourne life grab a ticket for an Aussie Rules match or a cricket game and experience Australian passion at its best.

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